Dr. Le Cras was recruited to Cincinnati Children’s in 2001 and set up his own laboratory in the Division of Pulmonary Biology. His laboratory currently works on the pathogenesis on chronic lung diseases, including pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary fibrosis, asthma and BPD.
Sara is a PhD student and doing her PhD training in the Le Cras Laboratory working on the pathogenesis of KLA and the role of NRAS signaling. Sara comes from Saudi Arabia and is a student in the Cancer and Cell Biology graduate program at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
Griffin is an MD-PhD student and is doing his PhD training in the Le Cras Laboratory working on the pathogenesis of KLA and the role of Angiopoietin-2. Griffin graduated from Duke University before joining the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
Tricia is a senior research assistant and plays a major role managing the transgenic and knockout mice lines that the group utilizes. In addition, Tricia has extensive expertise in immunohistochemistry and molecular analysis techniques. Tricia is a graduate of the College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati.